[Ffmpeg-devel] PATCH: Build Suffix

Rich Felker dalias
Thu Jul 28 16:44:33 CEST 2005

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 12:02:30PM +0200, Charles Yates wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 11:51 +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > Bad idea IMO, it might be somewhere completely different (probably in
> > /usr/local on *BSD systems) or maybe not available at all on some more
> > obscure platform.  Why hardcode it?  Users should just fix their path.
> It's Linux only - bsd is handled in another case statement there.
> Typically, linux distro's don't include /sbin and /usr/sbin on the users
> PATH, so this assumption that ldconfig breaks for pretty much every
> distro afaict (unless you're really running as root).

sudo is idiotic anyway. If you allow someone to sudo make install,
they can have full root perms in a few seconds.


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